About Brian 16

About Brian SmithBrian Smith – Management Expert, Author and Speaker has been in the “People Business” for over 40 years. For 27 of those years he was a general manager for one of Canada’s most successful and respected companies and an Award winning entrepreneur. Brian is a Behaviourist by training and a leading authority on soft-skills training and leadership development. He works with people who want to learn how to communicate and interact more effectively; and who want to discover how to get the best out of themselves and others.

Brian is a former faculty member and professor at Algonquin College’s School of Business where he taught entrepreneurship, skills for success and professional selling. Brian is the author of two books – “Confessions of a Reformed Control Freak – The Top Ten Sins Most Managers Make & How to Avoid them” and “Leadership Lessons from a Reformed Control Freak – The Art of Managing and Leading in the 21st Century”. He travels throughout North America delivering keynote speeches and facilitating workshops on the many challenges facing managers and business leaders today. His client list includes: York University, City of Ottawa, PMI of New Jersey, Canadian Tire, Peel Regional Police, The Brown Shoe Company of Canada and several Government Agencies. (Canada Border Services, Canadian Forces, Revenue Canada)

“Excellent! Brian is a dynamic speaker / presenter. Makes quite an impact. He makes it easier to remember points learned” – L.C. – Ottawa Police Service

Ready to talk with Brian?
Brian Smith – PLD Speaker Bio – (Click to View or Download)


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